Posts tagged "martin margiela"

Martin Margiela Box Clutch Just About The Least Practical Accessory Out There

I have to admit I have some beef with clutches. Seriously, how many do you own, and how often do you use them? They’re oh-so-pretty in principle, but can really…

Leonora Epstein | May 11, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Martin Margiela Takes Inspiration From Sherwin Williams?

We get it, Margiela: You like to be “conceptual.” But when that starts translating to borderline-offensive things like expensive duct tape jeans, which look like they’re about to fall apart,…

Leonora Epstein | March 13, 2010 - 1:30 pm

What Fashion Has Come To: Martin Margiela Duct Tape Jeans

$300 ripped jeans we have come to accept. Understand? Not so much. But these? Altogether unforgivable. Brought to you by Martin Margiela, these shredded, duct-taped pants look like they went…

Leonora Epstein | February 25, 2010 - 1:10 pm

This Dude Looks Hot, Literally

Black leather is back in the form of bleggings and all manner of accessories and now, full-on shirts. While there are plenty of choices for ladies to shimmy into this…

Erin Flaherty | January 25, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Finally, Margiela Drops A Fragrance Bomb

I remain largely unimpressed by the phenom that is the celebrity perfume. I’ve yet to smell one that appeals to me personally, and when it comes to exploring the seemingly…

Erin Flaherty | January 13, 2010 - 7:50 pm

You Are A Disco Ball

The always enigmatic Maison Martin Margiela has hung out a shingle on Yoox as of this week, and the collection features this totally insane, handmade, partially backless disco ball top.

Susannah Breslin | December 1, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Michel Stipe Wants You to Wear A Cassette

Though Martin Margiela is a huge recluse, the brand is getting a very recognizable face, in the form of Michael Stipe from R.E.M. He’s designed a silver microcassette as a…

Bianca Posterli | November 20, 2009 - 3:20 pm

What Will Become Of Maison Martin Margiela?

While some designers, like Karl Lagerfeld, love to take center stage — he’s even translated his life and iPod obsession into a documentary –Martin Margiela is quite the opposite.

Bianca Posterli | October 7, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Wacky Shoes Abound!

Crazy shoes. They’re all the rage! Last week, we admired Rodarte’s urban glamazon heels that could have been made from leftover parts found at the local mechanic’s. Yesterday in Milan,…

Susannah Breslin | September 25, 2009 - 11:10 am

Martin Margiela Calls These Sunglasses

We get it, Martin Margiela. You like to think outside of the box, you’re a non-conformist (as evidenced by your recent cray-cray couture creation). But must you insist on being…

Leonora Epstein | July 16, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Is Fashion Art? (Margiela Couture Makes Us Wonder)

LA Times blogger Elizabeth Snead has a bone to pick with Maison Martin Margiela’s couturiers. She writes:”The oceans are dying, children are suffering around the world, the ozone is disappearing,…

Erin Flaherty | July 8, 2009 - 5:20 pm

Quick Pic: Make And Wear Dress

In honor of the Sonia Rykiel House’s 40th anniversary, fashion designers like Rodarte and Martin Margiela created special for the show. This creation by Jean Paul Gaultier is the very…

Catherine Strawn | October 2, 2008 - 4:15 pm